Bandai 1/72 Y-Wing Attack Starfighter (with lights)

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Bergquist

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Hi all!

It´s been a while since my last post here.
Recently i´ve been working on a Y-Wing.
I´m not doing any screen accurate model, just having some fun :)
The goal is to get the engines, cockpit and droid lit up.
Here are some progress shots.
Let me know what you think.

I tried using some masking fluid for chipping. I think the chips turned out a bit to big, and the dark undercoat make it a bit non dynamic.

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Bergquist

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Meet R2-RGB ☺️

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My initial plan for the droid, was to pull fiber optics from the head to one of the led’s im using for the cockpit. Since this would mean som work I went with a different approach.
I put an RGB led strait inside his head, and put in three small strings of FO to light him up.
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Here he is test fitted
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And fully painted.
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With ligts on:

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Here is the light on the back of his head.
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I must say I’m really pleased with this little guy ☺️
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